January 1901 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 31 Chekhov's "Three Sisters" opens at Moscow Art Theater

Author and Playwright Anton Chekhov
Author and Playwright
Anton Chekhov

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 2 Torsten Ralf, Swedish tenor (Daphne)
  • Jan 10 Pauline Starke, American actress (Dante's Inferno, Dance Magic), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 1977)
  • Jan 17 Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer
  • Jan 22 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Sonata Ritmica)
  • Jan 26 Ervin Major, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1967)
  • Jan 31 Blaž Arnič, Slovenian composer, born near Mount Raduha, Austria-Hungary (d. 1970)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 11 Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer, dies at 34
  • Jan 13 Carlo Angeloni, composer, dies at 66
  • Jan 16 Jules Barbier, French opera librettist (b. 1825)
  • Jan 24 Simon Hassler, composer, dies at 68

Person of interestGiuseppe Verdi

Jan 27 Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer, dies at 77

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi